Program Description: 

This conference series will discuss new and innovative surgical techniques research studies and outcomes, enhance pre-operative and post-operative patient care, implementation of new guidelines as the climate of healthcare changes. The individual experiences and knowledge bases of the physicians and clinical members and invited speakers are used to augment the total knowledge base of the group as a whole allowing all learners with lesser time and experiences to broaden their funds of knowledge and decision making.




  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Medical Students
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Assess new surgical treatments for heart and lung disease
  • Provided state of the art patient care by reviewing basic science translation opportunities and surgical techniques
  • Review "care maps" to correlate with national practice guidelines and local quality measures
  • Recognize "care map" Deviation
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Activity Director:

Lyle D. Joyce, MD, PhD

Professor, Section Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery,

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Medical College of Wisconsin





Shirley Geurtsen

ACCME Accreditation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 


Session date: 
04/20/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
HUB A5001 or Virtual
8701 Watertown Plank Road
HUB 5th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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